Things to Do in Rocky Mount

Awesome list of things to do in Rocky Mount, NC! Whether you're looking for fun things to do, restaurants, breweries, or live events, Rocky Mount has it all.

National Night Out Against Crime Highlights

Neighborhood block parties, cookouts and back to school festivals marked Rocky Mount’s 23rd annual National Night Out Against Crime. The city joined more than 15,000 communities in 50 states to commemorate this event, although Rocky Mount took a slightly different approach.

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2019 Fall Festivities in Rocky Mount

Take time out to taste a sample of the best barbecue, enjoy dynamic live music and escape to the magical world of the theater this autumn with some of the fantastic fall festivities in Rocky Mount. This year sees a repeat of some of the most popular events: First Fridays and the Eastern Carolina BBQ Throw Down.

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Get in Motion for the Spin Exhibit at the Imperial Centre

Check out “Spin,” the latest showcase at the Rocky Mount Imperial Centre. Through these hands-on exhibitions, visitors can learn the science behind centrifugal force and the effect weight has on rotation. There’s even a chance to get into a human centrifuge and feel the power of spin for yourself.

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Rocky Mount is First City in North Carolina to Adopt Mobile App for Art Exhibitions

Now in its 22nd year, the juried event attracts both internationally acclaimed and emerging artists throughout America. These professionals express their art through a variety of media, from wood to metal. The varied nature of the work is reflected in the name of the exhibition: Salmagundi means an eclectic mixture of people, objects or ideas.


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Are You Musically Inclined? Three Local Ways to Let Your Talent Shine

It should be no surprise that the birthplace of Thelonious Monk is a wonderful background for beautiful music. If, like many Rocky Mount residents, you are musically inclined, don’t keep your talent to yourself! We've outlined three ways you can share your talent with the community.

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2018 BBQ Throwdown in Rocky Mount NC

Time to Get In Shape: Some of the Best Places to Walk in Rocky Mount

You don’t have to be a weekend warrior or CrossFit champ to take steps to get into shape. Studies show that even just walking can go a long way toward improving your health. We’re very fortunate to live in a city with excellent areas for walking. Let’s take a look at some of them.

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Progress Update on the Rocky Mount Event Center

The 165,000 square foot Rocky Mount Event Center is scheduled to open this fall. All indicators are that the center will be completed on time and under budget. The event center features eight basketball courts, 16 volleyball courts, an indoor Family Entertainment Center and seating for more than 4,000 people.

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Update on Rocky Mount Mills: Strength in Numbers

If you want to see the treasures of the past mingled with the progress of the future, look no further than the campus under development at Rocky Mount Mills. We can’t wait to see the finished campus. However, until then, we wanted to give you the 4-1-1 on some interesting statistics and updates about the planned development.

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6 Things We Are Excited About in Rocky Mount for Spring 2018

It's time to treasure our past and look forward to the future with hopeful eyes and wonderful enthusiasm for all that our community is and all that it is becoming. There are a lot of events to look forward to in Rocky Mount for Spring 2018. While we don't have enough space to list them all, here are six of our favorites.

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